Youth Mental Health Study Further Improved Access to Youth Services


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The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) led a project that shows two in five young people receiving youth mental health services are experiencing concurrent mental health and substance use problems.

"Youth with mental health and substance use issues would benefit greatly from early intervention and specialized care, but most are likely to remain undetected, some well into adulthood," says Dr. Joanna Henderson, Head of Research in CAMH's Child, Youth & Family Program and Project Co-Lead.


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